COVID-19 and employment policies: Resources and tools
Policies for boosting the economy and demand
ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 6th edition
24 September 2020
Labour market policies and employment services are critical ingredients of the COVID-19 policy responses
18 August 2020
This article presents highlights of the new policy brief on “COVID-19: Public employment services and labour market policy responses”.
COVID-19: Impact on trade and employment in developing countries
12 August 2020
This policy brief addresses the impact of COVID-19 on global trade and the subsequent impact on employment, with an emphasis on implications for developing countries.
ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 5th edition
27 July 2020
ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 4th edition
27 May 2020
Technical note on water, sanitation and health (WASH) interventions in response to COVID-19
14 May 2020
The aim of this note is to identify EIIP initiatives in the WASH sector that also contribute to local job creation in response to COVID-19.
Rapid Diagnostics for Assessing the Country Level Impact of COVID-19 on the Economy and Labour Market - Guidelines
05 May 2020
These guidelines were developed by the ILO's Employment, Labour Markets and Youth Branch (EMPLAB) to support countries, through ILO employment specialists and Country Offices, undertake rapid diagnostics to assess the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and policy responses.
Promoting decent employment for women through inclusive growth policies and investments in care
04 May 2020
The UN Women - ILO Joint Programme aims to promote decent work for women through inclusive growth policies and investments in the care economy. The Joint Programme stands ready to support governments and social partners in implementing gender-sensitive policy responses to the COVID-19 crisis and recovery phase. In these critical times, it is a demonstration of how the United Nations as One is working towards a gender-equitable future.
Adjusting labour practices in employment-intensive works in response to COVID-19
15 April 2020
This Guidance offers recommendations on preventive and mitigation measures to be taken on employment-intensive works being implemented during the current COVID-19 crisis, as well as in the aftermath of the crisis when the virus remains a threat. It also supplements such measures already established at employment-intensive construction sites.
Employment-Intensive Investment-Programme (EIIP)'s Response to COVID-19
07 April 2020
Rationale for EIIP response, summary of actions, and helpful tools and guidelines for partners